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, war crimes. and they say the crimes were committed not just by the government of president assad, but by his mysterious opposition, as well. so, as the battle rages closer to the capital of damascus, our terry moran has made the dangerous journey into the heart of the simmering conflict. he is in damascus itself. >> reporter: the road from beirut to damascus. we drove into syria along this heavily guarded route -- checkpoint after checkpoint after checkpoint. it is now a lifeline, as damascus, the stronghold of the government of president bashar assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the kay use engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one side, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though, no one really knows. a u.n. commission today called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion by any means necessary. and the rebels, many of whom
. a government report eight years in the making today says 40 million americans, 1 in 5, have a mistake on their credit report. more than 4 million americans endure mistakes so bad, their credit score is being lowered. and most of them don't even know it because they don't check the report. experts suggest checking at least once a year on a free government website, annualcreditreport.com, and reporting any errors or problems to credit bureau to get them fixed. >>> and still ahead on "world news," a ship drifting aimlessly, 4,200 unhappy and uncomfortable vacationers on board. the rescue operation under way tonight to get them to shore. that's next. [ coughs ] [ angry gibberish ] [ justin ] mulligan sir. mulligan. take a mulligan. i took something for my sinuses, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] truth is, a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ angry gibberish ] [ fake coughs ] sorry that was my fault sir. [ male announcer ] alka
. these automatic across the board spending cuts kick in on march first. government could shout down at the end of march. you talk to both sides right now, that is coming. so, the president wants to make the best case tonight. it will be a confrontational case. >> and senator rubio is going to be giving the answer from the republicans. what do you expect from that? >> reporter: he's a rising star in the republican party. already talked about as a possible presidential pick in 2016. he will also focus on the middle class and say that economic growth is the best way to do that but disagree with the way the president does it. look for him to personalize this, talk about his family. one place where there may be common ground, immigration reform. the president and senator rubio are actually quite close on immigration reform and both believe it can get done this year. >> all right, well, george and i, as i said, and jonathan karl and the abc news political team will be right here, starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern for this big event. these dueling speeches tonight. and we hope you will be joining us then
on the government. >>> don't miss a special "20/20" tonight. troubled waters, an in-depth look at the "triumph" disaster. and the cruise industry. what every family should ask before taking that next cruise. tonight on "20/20." >>> we continue this evening. if you were on facebook today, perhaps you noticed something. facebook coming clean that the site was hacked a month ago. turns out some facebook employees visited a website that was infected. facebook says it quickly fixed the problem and there's no evidence that facebook users had information compromised. >>> we turn to the national conversation on gun violence. and a gripping scene at the white house today. president obama honoring the teachers and staff who lost their lives at sandy hook elementary. the president wiping away a tear as he recounted their heroism on that dark day. he took his message to his hometown of chicago. here tonight, jonathan karl. >> reporter: today, the white house planned to focus on the economy. but like the state of the union address, the president's most passionate comments came on gun violence. >> too many
. than $26 billion a year, pay for the costs imposed on the government. >>> don't miss a special "20/20" tonight. what every family should ask before taking the next cruise. >>> we continue this evening. if you were on facebook today, perhaps you noticed something. facebook coming clean that the site was hacked a month ago. some facebook employees visited a website that was infected. facebook quickly fixed the problem. no information was compromised. >>> we turn to the national conversation on gun viabolence. the president and staff honoring the teachers and staff and children that lost their lives at newtown. here tonight, jonathan karl. >> reporter: today, the white house planned to focus on the economy. >> too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> reporter: he invoked the memory of hadiyah pendleton, who was gunned down. >> no law or set of laws can prevent every act of violence in this country. when a child opens fire on another child, there's a hole in that child's heart that the laws can't fill. >> reporter: earlier, the president in tears. >> they gave all they
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